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A priceless Christmas gift

Stacey-Lee is nine years old, and a little different from her friends. She has microtia, which means she was born without an ear on the left side.

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Time is tissue: the importance of foot care for those with diabetes

For people living with diabetes, what starts as a minor wound can soon turn into an urgent amputation – which is why podiatrists play a key role within a multidisciplinary diabetes treatment plan.

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Eye care for diabetics is more urgent than ever

When was the last time you had your eyes checked? People with diabetes are at significantly higher risk of developing serious, sight-threatening eye health conditions. Dr Nicholas Davey, an ophthalmologist from Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg, explains what can be done.

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Next-generation technology empowers better diabetes management

For those living with Type 1 diabetes, hybrid closed-loop systems combine the benefits of an insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring.

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Value-based cancer care saves time, costs and lives

A strong relationship between Mediclinic SA and Icon Oncology aims to drive quality, affordable cancer care into the future.

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A personalised approach to breast cancer treatment

When was the last time you had your eyes checked? People with diabetes are at significantly higher risk of developing serious, sight-threatening eye health conditions. Dr Nicholas Davey, an ophthalmologist from Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg, explains what can be done.

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Breast reconstruction is all about the timing for best results

For women who have undergone a partial or full mastectomy, the decision on whether to reconstruct as well as timing is a personal one.

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Understanding risk and the importance of screening

During October, the focus is placed on Breast Cancer Awareness, but this year the significance of regular check-ups is more important than ever. With patients neglecting their regular screenings, many

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Adolescent STIs – “We need to think out the box” (Part 2)

In examining the growing trend of adolescent STI infections, Dr Anusha Naidoo, Gynaecological Oncologist at Mediclinic Sandton looks at how we can address these issues within our practices, hospitals and homes.

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Safety before surgery, but the date is coming!

Mrs Denise Rademeyer, 68, will be undergoing her long awaited total knee replacement surgery in early June after a short delay caused by COVID-19. A surprise positive result for COVID-19

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